Visalia, CA


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Visalia is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 130,104 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Visalia is the 44th largest community in California.

Unlike some cities, Visalia isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Visalia are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Visalia is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Visalia who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), sales jobs (12.36%), and management occupations (8.75%).

The education level of Visalia citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.91% of adults in Visalia have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Visalia in 2010 was $22,632, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,528 for a family of four. However, Visalia contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Visalia is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Visalia home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Visalia, accounting for 47.56% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Visalia residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Visalia include Irish, English, Italian, and Portuguese.

The most common language spoken in Visalia is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.